Medical Information

Explore detailed information about a range of joint problems and treatments, including medications, surgery, physiotherapy and rehabilitation. Reading this will help you understand more about your own condition. There is also a glossary with explanations of many medical terms used in orthopaedics. You can find out even more by following the links page to other related websites, journals or professional medical associations.


Orthopaedics Websites:  Website
The web site of David Johnson MD Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon with extensive information for patients about Knee Surgery and Sports Injuries; the management and treatment of these conditions.

The Bristol Knee Clinic  Website
The web site of the Bristol Knee and Sports Injury Clinic with the contact details and information for patients about Knee Surgery and Sports Injuries.

Corin Group Plc  More Information Corin is a world leader in the development, production and distribution of a wide range of cutting edge, reconstructive orthopaedic devices.  Website

OrthopaedicOpinionOnline  Website
A site with further information about the wider orthopaedic community and information on other areas of orthopaedic surgery and arthritis advice.


Orthopaedic Journals, Associations and Websites:

The ACL Study Group  Website
American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine.  Website
British Orthopaedic Association.  Website
American Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery.  Website
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.  Website
British Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery.  Website
British Journal of Sports Medicine.  Website
National Institute for Clinical Excellence. Website
The National Joint Registry.  Website
BMJ Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery.  Website
Sports Medicine.  Website
Current Orthopaedics.  Website
Emergency Medicine Journal.  Website
The Lancet.  Website
The Foot.  Website
Association of Anaethetists of Great Britiain and Ireland. Website
Sports Engineering.  Website
Injury Prevention.  Website
Manual Therapy.  Website
Orthopaedic Product News  Website
Orthopaedics Today International.  Website
Orthsupersite.  Website
Spinal Surgery News.  Website
Royal Association for Dissability and Rehabilitation. Website
British Association of Prosthetists.  Website
World Orthopaedic Concern.  Website

General Medical Links:

The Royal College of Surgeons of England.  Website
The British Medical Association.  Website
The General Medical Council.  Website
The Royal Society of Medicine.  Website

All the above websites are completely independent of Orthopaedic Opinion Online or the BOC Ltd. We do not recommend any particular service or product you may find on these sites and does not guarantee the accuracy of information provided on any surgeon sponsored website or on any other linked website.

Rheumatology Links

Rheumatology Journals, Associations and Websites:

The British Society for Rheumatology.
Clinical Practice Guidelines – Rheumatology,  Website
Nice – Musculoskeletal Guidance.  Website
Merck Manual – Musculoskeletal and Connective Tissue Disorders.  Website
Cleveland Clinic – Rheumatology.  Website
American College of Rheumatology.  Website
Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases.  Website
Rheumatology journal published by EULAR
Arthritis & Rheumatism.  Website
Rheumatology journal published by American College of Rheumatology
Current Opinion in Rheumatology.  Website
Journal that aims to help clinicians and researchers keep up-to-date in a systematic way with the vast amount of information published in rheumatology.
Journal of Clinical Rheumatology.  Website
Journal which contains practical information on patient care in a clinically oriented, easy-to-read format.
Journal of Rheumatology.  Website
Rheumatology journal published in Canada
Osteoarthritis and Cartilage.  Website
Osteoarthritis and Cartilage is the official journal of the OsteoArthritis Research Society
The Lancet.  Website
Medical Journal
Medical journal in the UK. The Lancet is one of the world’s most-cited multidisciplinary scientific serials. Since its establishment in 1914, it continues to publish cutting-edge research reports, commentaries, reviews, perspectives, colloquium papers, and actions of the Academy.
The Pain Clinic.  Website
The Pain Clinic, focuses on the clinical methods used and the problems involved in the diagnosis and treatment of persistent and recurrent types of pain.
Rheumatology.  Website
Official journal of the British Society for Rheumatology
Seminars in Arthritis & Rheumatism.  Website
Each issue presents comprehensive review articles focusing on topics in rheumatology.
Therapy Weekly.  Website
Therapy Weekly is the leading weekly news magazine for the physiotherapy and occupational therapy professions. Search here for the latest NHS jobs, jobs in physiotherapy and occupational therapy jobs.
Wellcome Library.  Website
Collections of books, manuscripts, archives, films and pictures on the history of medicine from the earliest times to the present day.

Rheumatology and other specialist societies:

Arthritis Research UK.  Website
We’re working to take the pain away for sufferers of all forms of arthritis and helping people to remain active. We’ll do this by funding high class research, providing information and campaigning.
NHS Evidence – musculoskeletal.  Website
This electronic collection exists primarily to support the work of NHS health professionals in the field of musculoskeletal disorders in the UK. Providing easy access to NHS Core Content and a variety of other handpicked resources.
American College of Rheumatology.  Website
The US professional organization of rheumatologists and associated health professionals who share a dedication to healing, preventing disability.
American Society for Bone & Mineral Research.  Website
A professional, scientific and medical society established to bring together clinical and experimental scientists involved in the study of bone and mineral metabolism.
MedBioWorld.  Website
35,000 links to journals, associations and databases.
International Bone & Mineral Society.  Website
An international organization that facilitates the generation and dissemination of knowledge of bone and mineral metabolism through communication, community, training, and multi-disciplinary meetings throughout the world.
OsteoArthritis Research Society International.  Website
To promote and advance research for the prevention and treatment of osteoarthritis. Leading osteoarthritis research worldwide.
Paediatric Rheumatology European Society.  Website
A European scientific society for healthcare professionals in the field of paediatric rheumatology. Information about the aims of our society, constitution, membership, the work of the various committees, our annual scientific meetings and much more!
Primary Care Rheumatology Society.  Website
Aiming to improve education in rheumatology in general practice, to set up relevant research topics, to increase communication between hospital rheumatologists and other relevant health professionals.
Society for Back Pain Research.  Website
The Society for Back Pain Research was formed in 1971 to promote the study of all clinical and scientific aspects of spinal pain, including the neck, and to encourage research into its causes, treatment and prevention.
Combination Therapy for RA: COBRA.  Website
Prescribed for the treatment of early rheumatoid arthritis and consists of a combination of three anti rheumatic drugs: sulphasalazine, methotrexate and prednisolone. This website provides information on all aspects of COBRAtherapy.
WHO Fracture Risk Assessment Tool.  Website
The FRAX® tool has been developed by WHO to evaluate fracture risk of patients. It is based on individual patient models that integrate the risks associated with clinical risk factors as well as bone mineral

All the above websites are completely independent of Orthopaedic Opinion Online or the BOC Ltd. We do not recommend any particular service or product you may find on these sites and does not guarantee the accuracy of information provided on any surgeon sponsored website or on any other linked website.

Orthopaedic Surgeons:
Mr. David Johnson MD
Knee, Hips and Sports Injuries.

Mr. Evert Smith FRCS
Hip Surgery.

Mr. Steve Eastaugh-Waring FRCS
Hip Surgery.

Mr. Ian Nelson FRCS
Spine Surgery.

Dr Gareth Greenslade
Pain management.

Mr. Raj Bhatia FRCS
Hip Surgery.

Mr Donald Sammut FRCS
Hand Surgery.